Become a Social Worker in
Illinois


Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social worker in Illinois, contact the Illinois Social Work Licensing Board.

Illinois Social Work Salary

Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
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  • Become a social worker in Illinois

    To become alicensed social work practitioner in Illinois, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in particular cases, supervised work requirements. In addition, some levels of social work in Illinois require a Master of Social Work degree to practice. We are dedicated to making updated information on Illinois social work licensure available. If you are experiencing any difficulties finding the information you are looking for on our site, or for the most up-to-date Illinois social work license information, please visit the Illinois State Board of Social Work Examiners.

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    Illinois law recognizes two classes of social workers: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Social Worker (LSW). The requirements are as follows: